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News Tagged - 'credit report'

Who to Believe When it Comes to Credit Report Mistakes?


The 60 Minutes report on credit reporting and the three big bureaus earlier this year uncovered a host of problems. How to decipher the double talk and get into the details.

The Role Your Bank Plays in Protecting Your Finances

April 30, 2013

It’s frustrating, but your bank may be trying to help you by declining some credit card charges. Here’s what to do to make it easier.

3 Money Trends That May Affect You

March 28, 2013

The recession has resulted in new credit scoring models and borrowing options.

Protecting Yourself from Credit Discrimination

February 14, 2013

CFPB reports credit discrimination is not uncommon. Here’s what to look for.

Benefits and Pitfalls of Rapid Rescoring

January 15, 2013

Rapid rescoring is a tool mortgage brokers use to help consumers qualify for a home loan. It can’t be used, though, for credit card or student loan approvals.

What Are Parent PLUS Loans?

November 21, 2012

Be careful if you’re considering the Parent PLUS government student loan product. It’s a tough avenue to take and can haunt you forever.

What your Credit Report Doesn’t Show

September 28, 2012

Despite the enormous amount of information that shows in your credit report, there’s a lot more that doesn’t, such as your employment history.